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Nice, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed just one night and I wouldn't recomend more, especialy if you have a room with shared toilet. The staff is friendly, but speaks only italian. The hotel is located on the 3rd floor in a building of 6 or 7 hotels. The more you go up, less stars you have. relatively close to city center and train station.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This family-run hotel will make your stay in Florence like you are at home. Beautiful view from the windows, clean rooms and good breakfast. The stuff do not speak English so be patient, and also the hotel is located on the 3rd floor without elevator. We totally recommend it :)

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in this small hotel with my husband for 3 nights.Its lockated on the third floor of an old building with no lift ,only a few minutes from the station Santa Maria Novella.The rooms were beautifull renovated.Ours was at the corner of the building ,you can the wood and ceramic roof from inside and the sun came in from... More 

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Thank ArtMary2014
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Hallways smell thickly of smoke because the staff smokes. Dark dark rooms with no view. Old furniture. Moldy smell in the bathroom. The location was fine but it's a real struggle to walk all those stairs when you're tired. Cheap but not recommended.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The hotel is located close to the sightseeings, but it is on the third floor (no elevator), so it was a long and heavy way upstairs with our suitcases. The hallway was smelling of smoke, which wasn`t nice at all. The room was old-fashioned. We didn`t like the shower, because there were no shower curtains or walls, so the water... More 

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Novi Sad, Serbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

This hotel is in an old building, on the third floor, furnished in classic tuscany style, with renovated bathroom. Location is very good, since it is very close to Florence attractions, and also very close to the central station. We came with a car, so had to leave it in the nearby garage for a fee of 26 euros per... More 

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Urbanna, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

What a joy to return to Firenze and find Merlini just as clean, efficient, friendly and charming as when I first visited 20 years ago. This family owned Albergo is a gem! They've done improved the facilities with televisions and WiFi. It is a joy to know some things are just as they should be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights. Location ideal, just far enough away from the busy central streets, but only a 5 minute walk into the centre. Getting from the Santa Maria train station also an easy 5 minute walk. Could not fault the staff at the hotel - nothing was too much, extremely friendly... The extremely chirpy gentleman owner even... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

I booked the hotel for a business trip which also included traveling with family. When I got to the building the place didn't looked too impresive (hotel on 3rd floor, no lift, off-date building); however, from the first moment, the service was very good. The owners take care of everything, and they are always happy to help (sorted out how... More 

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County Donegal, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Access from the train station is a 5 minute walk. Streets are paved and flat shoes are recommended. The hotel is on the 4th floor with lots of stairs. Not for someone who has walking difficulties, The room itself was nice and clean and had all the basics. TV, shower, hairdryer, clean towels etc. Lots of lovely restaurants to choose... More 

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Staying in San Lorenzo

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind stalls with an array of products in one of the most traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to fall in love with this area and in particular, with its variety of food, especially those focusing on Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The historical Barbera Palace dates from 1700. Inside this lovely building one can find the Hotel Merlini which has been there since the end of W.W.II. The Hotel is located in the heart of the old city of Florence, a short distance from the Central Station Santa Maria Novella. It is also very close to Piazza del Duomo and the Palace of Congress. This favorable position will permit one to visit the old city on foot. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Merlini

Address: Via Faenza 56, 50123, Florence, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Florence > San Lorenzo
Price Range: $62 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Merlini 1*
Number of rooms: 10
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Also Known As:
Albergo Merlini Hotel
Albergo Merlini Florence
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